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Zaha Hadid's first Brazilian building scrapped after long delays

12 October, 2018 - 18:14

Zaha Hadid's design for a skeletal building overlooking Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro has been shelved, according to local reports. Read more

Moose Creek Warming Hut / University of Idaho Design-Build Program

12 October, 2018 - 18:00
© Woods Wheatcroft © Woods Wheatcroft
  • Design/Build Consultant: Diane Armpriest, Professor Emeritus, University of Idaho
  • Design/Build Consultant, Construction Superintendent: Eric Wandmacher, Iconics Design, LLC.
  • Consulting Architect: Elizabeth Cooper
  • Structural Engineer: Eric Eldenberg, J.A. Sewell & Associates
  • Student Design/Build Team: Joey Bisset, Parker Bryan, Austin Day, Byron Greene, Ken Hamley, Cole Sampson, Amaya Amigo, Jorge Basulto, Joseph Bisset, Alexander Bow, Macy Brannan, Jordan Campbell, Austin Day, Kiana Fannin, Byron Greene, Dawn Jordan, William Lundgren, Benjamin Millick, Chase Muchow

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Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs named one of London's most influential people

12 October, 2018 - 17:36

Marcus Fairs, Dutch Design Week ambassador

London newspaper the Evening Standard has named Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs as one of the city's 1,000 most influential figures. Read more

IMAGINE Podcast Launches First Episode "Cities for People" Featuring Jan Gehl

12 October, 2018 - 17:30
Illustration by Yime Illustration by Yime

ArchDaily is pleased to announce our partnership with SPACE10 on their launch of IMAGINE, a single-season exploration of the brave new world of shared living. You can listen to more episodes of this podcast (produced with Unsinkable Sam) on SPACE10's website.

How we can design the spaces we inhabit to improve our well-being? This story starts in Copenhagen, where SPACE10 is based, with Jan Gehl — the pioneering Danish urban planner who showed how we can transform our quality of life by changing our cities.

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Hiroyuki Ito

12 October, 2018 - 17:25
Hiroyuki Ito
Uehara Apartment . Tokyo Hiroyuki Ito Architects The project is an apartment building placed in a residential area close to the city centre. In the process of considering a pleasant living space and keeping the maximum spaciousness of the small dwelling units, the units were divided into independent spaces in a natural manner. From the … Continue reading Hiroyuki Ito

"The world's most sustainable office building isn't enough to save the planet"

12 October, 2018 - 16:46

Awarding the Stirling Prize to Foster + Partners for its Bloomberg building sends the wrong message and risks runaway global warming. We need a new approach to sustainability says Phineas Harper. Read more

Sierra Madre Taco House / Erbalunga estudio

12 October, 2018 - 16:00
© Iván Casal Nieto © Iván Casal Nieto
  • Architects: Erbalunga estudio
  • Location: Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
  • Authors: Arminda Espino, Rubén Rodríguez
  • Area: 1108.68 ft2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Iván Casal Nieto
© Iván Casal Nieto © Iván Casal Nieto

Text description provided by the architects. Sierra Madre is a Mexican Taco House located in the centre of Vigo. The scope for the project of the Mexican owners for the Restaurant was to bring the flavors and colours of Mexico to the design so customers could have a global and gastronomic experience.

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Plumen creates LED version of Design of the Year-winning 001 light bulb

12 October, 2018 - 15:00

Lighting brand Plumen has launched an LED light bulb that offers a more sustainable alternative to its 001 bulb, which was named the Design of the Year by London's Design Museum in 2011. Read more

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Urban Nouveau Aims to Save Stockholm's Lidingö Bridge by Combining New Housing

12 October, 2018 - 15:00
Lidingö Bridge Village. Image Courtesy of Urban Nouveau Lidingö Bridge Village. Image Courtesy of Urban Nouveau

Swedish studio Urban Nouveau has created a plan to save Stockholm's Gamla Lidingöbron bridge by transforming it into a linear park and housing. Built in the 1920s, the rail and pedestrian bridge features a lattice structure and arched steel trusses that would frame 50 new apartments and a pedestrian park above. While the local council has made plans to demolish the Lidingö bridge, Urban Nouveau launched a petition with the aim of saving the bridge and re-purposing it for the city.

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Dr. George W. Davis Senior Residence and Senior Center / David Baker Architects

12 October, 2018 - 14:00
© Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte
  • Architects: David Baker Architects
  • Location: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Interior Architecture: Gelfand Partners Architects
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Bruce Damonte

de vylder vinck taillieu . MAIO . Bak Gordon

12 October, 2018 - 13:37
de vylder vinck taillieu . MAIO .  Bak Gordon
Building Stories . Lisbon architecten de vylder vinck taillieu . MAIO . Ricardo Bak Gordon . + divisare Ongoing exhibition at the CCB, curated by Amélia Brandão Costa and Rodrigo da Costa Lima. Until October 14th, 2018. One objective of Garagem Sul is to explore the act of construction with reference to architectural practice and … Continue reading de vylder vinck taillieu . MAIO . Bak Gordon

GRAUX & BAEYENS

12 October, 2018 - 13:02
GRAUX & BAEYENS
House L-C . Anzegem Graux & Baeyens . photos: © Jeroen Verrecht The project was realized on an empty plot on a charming village road in Anzegem. The plot is situated on the transition from a typical piece of Flemish ribbon development to a detached, ‘belle époque’-architecture, so it was vital that the design could … Continue reading GRAUX & BAEYENS

World's Largest CLT Building Provides a Model for High Density Urban Housing

12 October, 2018 - 13:00
© Waugh Thistleton Architects © Waugh Thistleton Architects

Waugh Thistleton Architects’ ten-story Dalston Works project stands proudly as the world’s largest Cross Laminated Timber building in Hackney, London, having been completed in 2017. The 121-unit development made entirely of CLT from external to core walls, the scheme weighs one-fifth of an equivalent concrete building.

In addition to tackling London’s need for dense, high-quality housing, the scheme offers a methodology for implementing timber technology with a significantly reduced carbon footprint, such as an 80% reduction in the number of deliveries during construction.

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House in Palacio / Ideo arquitectura

12 October, 2018 - 12:00
© Imagen Subliminal © Imagen Subliminal

This Week in Architecture: Awards Season

12 October, 2018 - 11:30
© Nigel Young © Nigel Young

The dominating news of the week came courtesy of RIBA and IIT, with the two announcing this year’s laureates of the Stirling Prize and Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, respectively. Foster + Partners were awarded RIBA’s Stirling Prize for their Bloomberg HQ in London. Said jury member Sir David Adjaye, “Bloomberg is a once-in-a-generation project which has pushed the boundaries of research and innovation in architecture.” The project has been a controversial choice, with some citing the tension between the building’s massive price tag and the current UK housing crisis.

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